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ABET

Adult Basic Education and Training

Assessment

A process of gathering evidence and making judgements on a learner's competence against a registered Unit Standard

Assessment Guide

A document describing what will be assessed and what evidence needs to be provided

Assessment Plan

A document used to plan out assessments

Assessment Process

Incorporates all activities that form part of the assessment

Assessment System

Outlines policies, procedures and implementation

BCEA

Basic Conditions of Employment Act

CCMA

Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration

Coaching

A training method in which an experienced individual guides the learner towards acquiring specific skills

Competent

Learners are deemed competent when they meet the outcomes of the Unit Standard

DoL

Department of Labour

EEA

Employment Equity Act

ESDA

Employment and Skills Development Agency

ETDP

Education and Training Development Practitioner

ETQA

Education and Training Quality Assurance

Formative Assessment

Assessments that take place during the training

HRD

Human Resource Development

HRDS

Human Resources Development Strategy

IIP

Investors in People

ILO

International Labour Organisation

Learnership

A work-based approach to gaining qualifications, contains both practical and theoretical work

LRA

Labour Relations Act

LSS

Learnership Support Service

LMSDP

Labour Market Skills Development Programme

Mentor

Serves as teacher, coach, sponsor and sounding-board for learner

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement

Moderation

A process of review that confirms that the processes followed were valid, reliable, fair and consistent

NQF

National Qualifications Framework

NSF

National Skills Fund

NSA

National Skills Authority

NSB

National Standards Body

NSDS

National Skills Development Strategy

NYC

Not Yet Competent

OBE

Outcomes Based Education

OBET

Outcomes Based Education and Training

PAIA

Promotion of Access to Information Act

PFMA

Public Finance Management Act

QMS

Quality Management System

Quality System Audits

Audits conducted by SETA to ensure training providers and employers are providing service of an acceptable level

RDP

Reconstruction and Development Programme

RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning

SAQA

South African Qualifications Authority

SARS

South African Revenue Service

SDA

Skills Development Act

SDF

Skills Development Facilitator

SDLA

Skills Development Levies Act

SDPU

Skills Development Planning Unit (DoL)

SETA

Sector Education and Training Authority

SGB

Standards Generating Body

SIC

Industry Code

SME

Small Medium Enterprise

SMME

Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise

SOC

Standard Occupational Category

SP

Service Provider

SSP

Sector Skills Plan

WSP

Workplace Skills Plan

WSPIG

Workplace Skills Plan Implementation Grant

WSPIR

Workplace Skills Plan Implementation Report

WSPAT

Workplace Skills Plan After Training Report